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Are your carpets as clean as they can be?

 

If you have carpets in your home or office, you understand the importance of a consistent carpet care maintenance routine. For best results, this includes having a professional carpet cleaning company service your carpets on a regular basis. The question is, why should you have your carpets professionally cleaned?

 

Get the professional advantage 

 

Fortunately, there are some key service advantages that a true carpet cleaning expert like www.wellingtoncarpetcleaner.co.nz will provide to you. In the carpet cleaning industry, these factors separate mediocre performance from carpet cleaning excellence. So, what should you look for in selecting a  Consider the following before allowing anyone to enter your home or office to service the carpets:

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First, an expert carpet cleaner will use state of the art equipment that utilizes both hot-water extraction and high powered suction capacity to loosen and extract dirt from carpets. While standard vacuum cleaners and home-use steam carpet cleaning rental machines can lift dirt from the surface of carpets, only professional grade cleaning equipment can lift out the dirt that can get deeply embedded in carpet fibers from the repeated effects of daily foot traffic. In order to keep your carpet truly clean and looking like new, a professional cleaning with such equipment is essential at regular intervals throughout the year.

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Mould can cause Serious Health Issues- Follow these Steps to Remove

 

Mould is a terrible fungus that is either green or gray and grows when objects have been left too long in wet warm air. When is grows on carpets it can damage them and it is important that it be removed as soon as it starts to grow. It will eat the fibers of the rug and if left to long it will become increasingly harder to remove. It is best if you figure out how the carpet got wet; broken pipe, leaking window or where ever the water source is coming from and fix it; this is vital.

To remove mould from carpets follow these steps:

 

* Put on the proper clothing

Protective clothing should be worn such as googles and a face mask. When you begin to remove the mould it will send out spores that could be a health risk if you breathe them in.

 

* Close off the house but ventilate the room

Close off any other areas in the house. Spores from the mould will spread throughout the house unless you close off all other rooms. Windows and doors to the outside should be open for ventilation.

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* Remove the carpet if possible

If you are able to roll up the carpet and take it outside this is the best method to clean it. Spread it out in the direct sunlight for at least 48 hours to dry out and kill the mould. It may take longer than this if carpet is soaked all the way through. If it is a fitted or secured carpet, turn on all overhead lights and pull up the wet area. Any padding that has been soaked should be removed and the carpet should be dried using a dehumidifier or fan.

 

* Clean and sweep moulds from front and back of carpet

Take a very stiff brush and scrape all mould from the top and bottom of carpet. You then need to vacuum all scrapings up and steam clean complete area.

 

* Apply anti-mould spray

You will need to use a special mould solution not just a carpet cleaner to remove the mould. Make sure that it penetrates through the carpet when you apply it. Follow instructions on the label and make sure that the solution gets down into the roots of the carpet fiber. If the mould has gotten into the backing, this will be especially hard to clean. You may want to get the advice and services of a professional carpet cleaning service if this has happened. Leave carpet to dry.

 

*Scrub the spray into carpet

The anti-mould spray should not be rinsed out of the carpet. After applying, scrub it in to both sides and allow it to dry into carpet.

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